Madison Metro Area, Wisconsin 

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Population

670,447

+7.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$61,227

Median Home Price

$321,000

Median Age

35.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.1

summer / winter

United States / Wisconsin / Madison Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Madison Metro Area, Wisconsin

Capital city/College town - South-central Wisconsin. June, August and July are the most pleasant months in the Madison metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Wisconsin
County: Dane, Columbia, 4 total
Metro Area: Madison Metro Area
City: Madison, Sun Prairie, 146 total
Zip Codes: 53711, 53704, 53590, 53719, 53703, 53562, 53705, 53593, 53713, 53597, 68 total
Cost of Living: -7.4% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 863 ft above sea level

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Madison, WI Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive downtown
College-town amenities
Architectural interest
Cons
Cold winters
Cost of living
Recent employment


What Bert Has To Say About Madison Metro Area

The state capital and home to the University of Wisconsin, Madison is clean, attractive, progressive and well-planned. The city itself surrounds a pair of lakes- Lake Mendota and Lake Monona- both of which provide recreation and attractive views from many city business and residential locations. The downtown is exceptionally clean and gives strong evidence of the city’s twin roles as state government center and college town.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Madison Metro Area is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Madison Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Madison Metro Area's cost of living is 7.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Madison Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in the Madison metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Madison metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.1% to 27.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Madison Metro Area's population is 670,447 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Madison Metro Area is Real Estate: $321,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%.

SCHOOLS
Madison Metro Area public schools spend $12,655 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Madison Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Madison

It's a good time to buy in Madison. Home Appreciation is up 11.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Madison is $321,000.
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MAPS OF MADISON METRO AREA, WISCONSIN
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ZIP CODES IN MADISON METRO AREA, WISCONSIN
53711, 53704, 53590, 53719, 53703, 53562, 53705, 53593, 53713, 53597, 68 total

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